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Minsk National Airport
Нацыянальны аэрапорт Мінск
Национальный аэропорт Минск
IATA: MSQ – ICAO: UMMS
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Minsk
Hub for Belavia
Elevation AMSL 204 m / 669 ft
Coordinates 53°52′57″N 28°01′57″E / 53.8825°N 28.0325°E / 53.8825; 28.0325
Website http://airport.by/
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 3,641 11,942 Concrete
Statistics
Number of Passengers 1,010,695 (2009)

Minsk National Airport (IATA: MSQ, ICAO: UMMS), (Belarusian: Нацыянальны аэрапорт Мiнск, [natsɨjaˈnalʲnɨ aeraˈport mʲinsk]; Russian: Национальный аэропорт Минск), former name is Minsk-2, is the main international airport in Belarus, located 42 km (26 mi) to the east of the capital Minsk. The airport began operations in July 1982; the existing terminal was opened on March 28, 1989 and replaced the old Minsk-1 airport in the south of the city.

The airport has one runway of length of 3640 m and width of 60 m.

The airport hosts national Belarus airlines Belavia (passenger) and TransAVIAexport Airlines (cargo). Several foreign airlines provide service to Minsk airport.

The airport, which is capable of accommodating 5,8 million passengers a year, served more than 1 million passengers in 2009.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
airBaltic Riga
Belarusian Airlines operated by Tyrolean Airways Vienna
Belavia Amsterdam, Astana [seasonal], Baku, Batumi, Beirut, Berlin-Schönefeld, Frankfurt, Hanover, Istanbul-Atatürk, Kaliningrad, Kiev-Boryspil, Kostanay, Larnaca, London-Gatwick, Manchester, Milan-Malpensa, Moscow-Domodedovo, Moscow-Sheremetyevo, Moscow-Vnukovo, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Prague, Riga, Rome-Fiumicino, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Stockholm-Arlanda, Tbilisi, Tehran-Imam Khomeini, Tel Aviv, Warsaw, Yerevan
Caspian Airlines Tehran-Imam Khomeini
Czech Airlines Prague
Estonian Air operated by Estonian Air Regional Tallinn [ends 29 October]
Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi
Georgian Airways Tbilisi
LOT Polish Airlines Warsaw
Lufthansa Frankfurt
SCAT Astana
Sun d'Or Tel Aviv [seasonal]
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk
Turkmenistan Airlines Ashgabat

Transportation

By public transport

The airport is served with marshrutka, departing from Vostochnyi and Moskovskii bus stations, every 30 minutes, the target takes 1h 20min.

The airport is also served by city bus, from the same stations, route takes about 1h 40min.

Taxi will cost about $30–$50 for a 40 minute travel.

Private charter buses (4 to 7 passenger seats) are also available for about $100.

By car

The airport is located 42 km (26 mi) east of Minsk, and is linked with the city with a toll-free highway.

Free parking lots are available in front of the terminal. Protectable parking is also available for about $1/hour, $3/day.

Statistical Data

In 2009 airport served 1 010 695 passengers out of which 682,000 were served by the national airline Belavia.

Main building of the Minsk-2 i.e. the Minsk International Airport seen from a plane rolling on the airfield.

Incidents and accidents

  • On February 1, 1985 an aircraft Tu-134AK operated by Aeroflot with registration number SSSR-65910 on route to Leningrad Pulkovo airport crashed into the forest shortly after takeoff killing 55 out of 73 passengers and 3 out of 7 crew members on board.
  • On September 6, 2003 an aircraft Tu-154 operated by an Iranian airline Kish Air hit trees in heavy fog as it was on approach on route from Tehran to Copenhagen. None of the 38 passengers and 4 crew members on board were injured.
  • On October 26, 2009, S-Air Flight 9607, operated by BAe 125 RA-02807 crashed on approach to Minsk National Airport. All three crew and both passengers were killed.


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General Info
Country Belarus
ICAO ID UMMS
Time UTC+2(+3DT)
Latitude 53.882469
53° 52' 56.89" N
Longitude 28.030731
028° 01' 50.63" E
Elevation 670 feet
204 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 006° E (05/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Operating Hours 24 HOUR OPERATIONS
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry
Daylight Saving Time Last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October


Communications
TWR 118.3
MINSK RADAR
Opr 0700-1800Z++.
125.25
MINSK VOLMET 126.675
GND 121.7
ATIS 128.85
MINSK APP
1800-0700Z++ svc as RADAR.
125.9
129.0


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
13/31 11946 x 197 feet
3641 x 60 meters
CONCRETE. 051RBXT YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME MNS MINSK-2 083X 113.6 At Field -
NDB VX MINSK-2 - 635 3.1 NM 140.0



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